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Snow breaks records as depths top 2 feet in some county spots

Snow totals from this week's storm varied by more than 2 feet in locations throughout ...

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Funeral services for former Dubois resident Richard "Rick" McQuin will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, ...

Feds: Medicaid expansion would help mental health

The Wyoming Legislature again this year rejected federal funds to expand Medicaid.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A new federal study concludes that expanding the ...

High school grad rate inches upward

Wyoming's rate was 80 percent in 2009-10, but sank a bit each year to land at a little under 78 percent in 2012-13.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Graduation rates ...

Wyoming digest

Storm spreading statewide
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Virtually the entire state of Wyoming is under a winter storm related warning, watch or advisory as another ...

Pedestrian struck was intoxicated on alcohol, cannabis

The pedestrian who died March 9 after being struck by an automobile on Wyoming Highway 789 was under the influence of alcohol according to autopsy reports. ...

CWC to renew tax levy; change on the way at business park

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has given its notice of intent to renew its optional one mill levy for fiscal year 2018.
The mill levy will be ...

Population eroding due to energy downturn

More people are leaving Wyoming than are coming to the state in the wake of thousands of jobs being lost in the fossil fuels extraction industry, and it's a ...

By the time this week's winter storm leaves the Wind River Basin, weather experts say there will be up to 2 feet of snow on the ground between Riverton and ...

Wyoming digest

House Speaker won't run again
LARAMIE (AP) -- Current Speaker of the House and longtime Wyoming lawmaker Rep. Kermit Brown will not seek ...

Seats available on beef council

The Wyoming Beef Council has threeupcoming vacancies, two on the governing Council and one WBC-appointed national director position.
Applications and ...

Researchers continue work with elk, bighorn sheep, deer in southern Winds

Beginning in March, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will continue work on the Wiggins Fork elk herd and the Whiskey Mountain bighorn sheep collaring, ...

Fremont County digest

Mead coming to Lander for veterans event
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead travels to Lander on Wednesday, March 30, for "Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day." ...

Snowmobilers reminded of 6-inch snowpack rule in forests

With the recent high snow melt across the state, The Wyoming State Trails Program would like to remind snowmobilers of the National Forest Service's six-inch ...

Top weed and pest contributors recognized with district awards

The Fremont County Weed and Pest District has recognized top contribtors:
- Natural Resource Specialist for the BLM Lander Field Office Jeremie Artery has ...

See 'Madama Butterfly' in HD April 2 at library

Giacomo Puccini's popular opera "Madama Butterfly" airs at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, April 2 at the Fremont County Library Lander branch, live from the Metropolitan ...

New program gives a book per month to younger kids

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has launched the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program in Fremont County with a $21,000 grant from the Union Pacific ...

Deal with airline closer; county eyes $200k in support

Fremont County Commissioners said they intend to contribute up to $200,000 each year to help secure a new airline for Riverton Regional Airport.
Lander and ...

Oil, gas leases hung up across West due to concerns over sage grouse

Concerns over a bird that ranges across Wyoming and the West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally ...

BIA review critical of tribal court performance

The Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court failed a program review completed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The review results, released this month, show the ...

 
 

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